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Malaysia Will not Consider Cryptocurrencies as Illegal, Says Deputy Finance Minister

A lot of countries around the world are actively contemplating Bitcoin regulation. When that happens, one of two things will happen. Either the government bans cryptocurrency altogether, or they allow it to thrive. In Malaysia, there have been conflicting reports about what the future may hold for Bitcoin. Deputy finance minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul […]

Belarus Legalises Cryptocurrencies to Lure Foreign Investment

When most people think about high-tech innovation, the former Soviet bloc is probably one of the last places on Earth that springs to mind. However, Belarus is making efforts to change that. Thanks to a progressive piece of legislation that was signed into law last Thursday, President Alexander Lukashenko is hoping that the brightest minds […]

UK Treasury Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency Exchanges

It comes as no surprise that governments don’t like Bitcoin and banks and financial institutions like it even less. They cannot control it, track it, profit from it, or tax it. To justify their fears and loathing politicians and bankers will use phrases like ‘fraudulent’, ‘criminal’, and ‘bubble’ to deter the public from gaining an […]

Good News for Australia’s Crypto Investors and Start-Ups…

High profile Australian investors will soon be able to get exposure to cryptocurrency in a way more familiar to them than currently available. This comes thanks to a new fund founded by Dominent Venture Partners’ Domenic Carosa and Holger Arians, and Herik Andersson, himself an experienced Wall Street trader. Apollo Capital, as they’re known, are […]